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In conjunction with its 2016 annual conference in Atlanta, the Young Lawyers Committee of the Forum on Air & Space Law is looking for young lawyers and law students for an informal get-together dinner on Thursday, Sept. 15 at 7:00 pm. If you are interested in attending, please email Rachel Welford, co-chair of the Young Lawyers Committee, at by Sept. 6. The dinner will be organized by the Young Lawyers Committee, and attendees will assume their individual dinner costs.

The Forum on Air and Space Law Annual Conference will take place Sept. 15-16 at the Atlanta Buckhead Ritz-Carlton Hotel.

The Forum on Air & Space Law is the premier association of attorneys who work in the global travel industry and in the fields of air and space law.  For further information on attending the event, please contact Forum Manager Dawn Holiday at Dawn.Holiday@americanbar… or the Student Liaison Robert Vickers at

5th Circuit networking event

The Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar Association (GAPABA) and the 5th Circuit are co-hosting a free event highlighting the importance of networking and diversity in the legal workplace on Sept. 8. This will be a great networking opportunity as there will be local attorneys speaking along with an open Q&A session. The event will be in Atlanta at Emory University School of Law. See the details.

Business Law events

The ABA Business Law Section is hosting substantive panels and networking events on Sept. 7 at five Boston-area law schools. “Pathways to a Successful Career in Business Law” will feature business lawyers from across the country discussing emerging business law topics. Each program will be followed by food, drinks, and networking. You may email Julia.passamani@american… with any questions.

Competition registration open

Registration for the ABA Law Student Division competitions is now open.Visit the Competitions Homepage to register and for additional information about each competition – Arbitration, Client Counseling, Negotiation, and the National Appellate Advocacy Competition. These practical skills competitions offer students an opportunity to apply what they are learning in class through intraschool, regional, and national competitions. Please contact us at competitions@americanbar… if you have any questions.

Ms. JD Honors nominations

Ms. JD is honoring exceptional women and men making contributions to the advancement of women in the legal profession through Ms. JD Honors. The Ms. JD Honors reception will take place in connection with Ms. JD’s next annual conference at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law on March 3, 2017.

The Ms. JD Honors awards will celebrate those who demonstrate passion for their careers and share that passion with other men and women. Nominations are due by Oct. 5. Click here for a description of the awards and instructions for submitting nominations.

ABA Law Student Division The Law Student Division empowers law student by providing them with meaningful connections to practicing professionals, job resources, relevant programming, and practical skills competitions. We represent the law student community by advocating for policies that improve legal education, champion diversity, and strengthen public service.